We train skilled early years practitioners, speech and language therapists and teachers to deliver interventions and programmes that improve children’s speech, language and communication skills.

Our approaches are based on the best evidence available so that children receive help that gets results. We also constantly evaluate all our programmes to show evidence of impact.

I CAN programmes help schools and early years settings develop communication skills across the curriculum, and narrow the gap between the lowest and highest attaining children.

I CAN provides early years training which supports children 0-5. The training is for practitioners working in early years settings.

Early Talk Boost is a targeted intervention aimed at 3-4 year old children with delayed language development helping to boost their language skills to help narrow the gap between them and their peers.

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I CAN's highly successful training programme, aimed at the early years workforce in partnership with parents to support the communication needs of children from birth to age 5.

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I CAN’s Early Talk Accreditation products help Early Years practitioners to create communication rich environments, improve their knowledge of communication development and the speech, language and communication skills of the children they work with.

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I CAN provides primary years training which supports children aged 5-11 . The training is for staff working in primary schools.


A structured and robustly evidenced programme that can boost a child's communication by an average of 18 months after ten weeks of intervention. 

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Talk Boost KS2 is a targeted intervention for children in Years 3, 4 and 5 (7-10 year olds) who have delayed language development, aiming to boost their language skills to help them to catch up with their peers

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A whole school development programme ensuring children’s communication skills are developed and prioritised in every aspect of school life through staff training.

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The Primary Talk School Toolkit is a resource to help schools develop the important area of speech, language and communication. 

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I CAN provides secondary years training which supports children aged 11-19. The training is for staff working in secondary schools.

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TalkAbout Talk Secondary is anevidenced intervention that helps students aged 14 to 18 with communicationdifficulties to develop the communication skills they need for the work place. Available January 2018

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I CAN’s Talk for Work Profile is a way of profiling student’s strengths and difficulties in the communication skills needed for the workplace. The Profile is designed to be used with students in Year 9 and above.

Another string to your bow

If you’d like to find out more about becoming an I CAN Licensee, get in touch with our Licensing Team on 020 7843 2515 or licensing@ican.org.uk.